Coral Coast Pathways (Burnett Heads to Bargara)

Multiple Locations

Discover the spirit of the Bundaberg Region, stroll along the regions diverse beaches.

Burnett Heads to Bargara will see you venturing from the marina, along Oaks Beach through the turtle nesting grounds at Mon Repos, following the coastline down Nielson Park, past the coastal town of Bargara to Kelly's Beach.

Journey Details

Duration
2 Hours
Distance
11 Kilometres

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Full Itinerary

Burnett Heads to Oaks Beach

"Southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef"
Walk to the marina from any point along the coastal pathway or simply enjoy the fantastic views of the Burnett River

Burnett Heads Lighthouse
Take in the historical significance of the South Head Lighthouse- originally built in 1873, retired in 1971 and relocated in one piece for preservation to Lighthouse Park. The new Burnett Heads Lighthouse is one of two Australian Cospas Sarat satellite ground receiver stations.

The Burnett Heritage Trail winds from Oaks Beach via the former Burnett Heads Pilot Station Reserve, to take in both the original South Head Lighthouse and the new taller, automatic Lighthouse. This walk showcases the significant role that our region played in maritime progression. En route you may wish to stop for a while and enjoy the South Head Parklands sports and recreation hub.

LINESTRING (152.40071296691895 -24.75992596340998, 152.40019 -24.759900000000002, 152.40018 -24.760150000000003, 152.40028 -24.7605, 152.40033000000003 -24.760890000000003, 152.40107 -24.761280000000003, 152.40134 -24.761450000000004, 152.40193000000002 -24.761760000000002, 152.40222 -24.7619, 152.40281000000002 -24.762150000000002, 152.40321 -24.762240000000002, 152.40483 -24.762490000000003, 152.405 -24.762520000000002, 152.40524000000002 -24.76255, 152.40523000000002 -24.762670000000004, 152.40514000000002 -24.76321, 152.40512 -24.76338, 152.40515000000002 -24.7635, 152.40525000000002 -24.76359, 152.40556 -24.76369, 152.40616 -24.76377, 152.40816 -24.76405, 152.41016000000002 -24.76435, 152.41041 -24.76264, 152.41045000000003 -24.762510000000002, 152.41151000000002 -24.760920000000002, 152.41155 -24.760820000000002, 152.41154 -24.760740000000002, 152.41154 -24.760740000000002, 152.41123000000002 -24.760510000000004, 152.41123000000002 -24.760510000000004, 152.41128 -24.760550000000002)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Suggested Stops
Burnett Heads
Burnett Heads
Sea Gypsy

The Coastal Pathway from Oaks Beach to Neilson's Park known as the "Turtle Trail" provides walkers and cyclists with shared pathway to enjoy and experience the region's natural diversity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The pasturage reserve is home to an abundance of native flora and wildlife. When walking or cycling along the trail please stay on the pathway and obey any guidelines. Native wildlife may be encountered on this pathway so please take care.

LINESTRING (152.41367340087891 -24.760549484464921, 152.42122650146484 -24.77675993321915, 152.43598937988281 -24.787981311712503, 152.43858575820923 -24.7924228270288, 152.43830680847168 -24.791877386344741, 152.43817806243896 -24.791779985970205, 152.44491577148437 -24.800448319788639, 152.45521545410156 -24.805590595512363, 152.45779037475586 -24.808083743328691, 152.4601936340332 -24.80761628193266)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Plane
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 2: Suitable for families with young children
Suggested Stops
Mon Repos Beach
Mon Repos Conservation Park
Mon Repos Information Centre
Mon Repos Waling Track
Neilson's Park
Oaks Beach
Bargara to Kelly's Beach

Bargara's coastline boasts some of Australia's most pristine shoreline coral reefs, thanks to the unique basalt headlands- remnants from nearby Hummock volcanic eruptions many centuries ago. Magnificent white sandy beaches such as Kelly's Beach are nestled along the coastline.

LINESTRING (152.4653434753418 -24.815562885892202, 152.46528 -24.815600000000003, 152.46535 -24.81568, 152.46532000000002 -24.815700000000003, 152.46531000000002 -24.815730000000002, 152.46532000000002 -24.815780000000004, 152.46536 -24.815800000000003, 152.46540000000002 -24.815800000000003, 152.466 -24.816480000000002, 152.46609 -24.816670000000002, 152.46608 -24.817380000000004, 152.46604000000002 -24.818340000000003, 152.46593000000001 -24.818510000000003, 152.46535 -24.819100000000002, 152.46527 -24.81922, 152.46519 -24.81942, 152.46482 -24.820870000000003, 152.46481 -24.821140000000003, 152.46486000000002 -24.82128, 152.46504000000002 -24.821610000000003, 152.46514000000002 -24.82184, 152.46517 -24.822010000000002, 152.46518 -24.823590000000003, 152.46519 -24.823950000000004, 152.46516000000003 -24.82503, 152.46513000000002 -24.825110000000002, 152.46505000000002 -24.825200000000002, 152.46481 -24.825260000000004, 152.4644 -24.82533, 152.46415000000002 -24.825490000000002, 152.46407000000002 -24.825580000000002, 152.46398000000002 -24.82572, 152.46389000000002 -24.825920000000004, 152.46381000000002 -24.82628, 152.46381000000002 -24.82647, 152.46384 -24.826600000000003, 152.46399000000002 -24.826800000000002, 152.46408000000002 -24.827, 152.4658 -24.826520000000002, 152.46611000000001 -24.826490000000003, 152.46623000000002 -24.826510000000003, 152.46633 -24.82656, 152.46649000000002 -24.826780000000003, 152.46688 -24.82787, 152.46734 -24.829220000000003, 152.46734 -24.82928)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Suggested Stops
Kelly's Beach
The Basin
Bargara to Business District

Bargara is a popular seaside township 16 kilometres away from the city of Bundaberg. At the heart of the foreshore is the Bargara Streetscape, which incorporates attractive public areas including shady foreshore parks, decks and picnic areas to sit and relax, a walkway that hugs the coastline and play areas including the popular Bargara Foreshore Turtle playground. At Bargara you can enjoy a wide variety of dining options and cuisine. Everything is within walking distance including a shopping centre, accommodation, first class golf course and Bargara's beach.

LINESTRING (152.46122360229492 -24.809252389105957, 152.4608 -24.80947, 152.46178 -24.811020000000003, 152.46228000000002 -24.811850000000003, 152.46254000000002 -24.812400000000004, 152.46257 -24.812530000000002, 152.46253000000002 -24.812640000000002, 152.46252 -24.812780000000004, 152.46264000000002 -24.812720000000002, 152.46271000000002 -24.812710000000003, 152.46295 -24.81315, 152.46312 -24.8134, 152.46331 -24.813630000000003, 152.46393 -24.81425, 152.46424000000002 -24.814560000000004, 152.46491 -24.815240000000003, 152.46524000000002 -24.81555, 152.46535 -24.81568, 152.46537 -24.81567, 152.46541000000002 -24.81568, 152.46544 -24.815710000000003, 152.46555 -24.81568, 152.46578000000002 -24.815690000000004)
Route Details
Mode of Travel Walk
Route Type One Way
Level of Difficulty Level 1: Suitable for the disabled with assistance
Suggested Stops
Amandine Lavender
Bargara Central Shopping Viage
Bargara Golf Club

Find What's Nearby

Displaying 1-10 of 86
Sort by:
Show:

Mantra South Bank

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area
From AU$259 - 519
Mantra South Bank is located on the beautiful banks of the Brisbane River in the South Bank precinct and is close to the vibrant central business district. Conveniently surrounded by a host of cultural and leisure attractions, whether you feel like wining and dining, catching a show or exhibition, or are in town for work, Mantra South Bank is perfect.

Spicers Balfour Hotel

New Farm, Brisbane Area
From AU$249 - 429
From the outside, Spicers Balfour Hotel resembles many of the large and beautiful classic Queenslander homes found in its neighbourhood, the fashionable inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm. But inside it holds a secret that sets it apart from the other luxury hotels in Brisbane.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

Spring Hill, Brisbane Area
From AU$130 - 400
Situated on the highest point in Brisbane’s Central Business District, Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane is a convenient address for business and leisure travellers. Discover an engaging blend of contemporary design, modern amenities and gracious hospitality, at a hotel dedicated to the perfect guest experience - ideal for a relaxing corporate trip, family holiday or weekend getaway.

NEXT Hotel Brisbane

Brisbane City, Brisbane Area
From AU$160 - 605
Located on Queen Street Mall in the heart of the Brisbane central business district, NEXT Hotel Brisbane is an upscale hotel for both the corporate and leisure markets. Just a short stroll away, you'll find the Brisbane Convention Centre, South Bank Parklands, the Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art and the Brisbane Botanical Gardens.

Tryp Fortitude Valley Hotel Brisbane

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Area
From AU$139 - 300
TRYP Fortitude Valley promises you the ultimate unique urban accommodation experience. The charismatic boutique hotel offers you convenience and a choice of five different room types, including two inside spa rooms and another two with a private spa on the balcony.

Emporium Hotel

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Area
From AU$199 - 695
Emporium Hotel is Australia’s most awarded boutique hotel, presenting a tangible vision of contemporary elegance and hospitality. Its ambience, service and sophistication is designed to deliver exquisite stays.

Pullman Brisbane King George Square

Brisbane City, Brisbane Area
From AU$220 - 855
Pullman Brisbane King George Square sets the benchmark in luxury accommodation. The globally renowned Pullman brand has arrived in Brisbane and the hotel has recently completed a multi million dollar refurbishment to establish it as one of Brisbane's finest hotels.

Alex Perry Hotel and Apartments

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Area
From AU$199 - 999
Alex Perry Hotel and Apartments is where couture design meets playful intelligent style culminating in self -catering accommodation perfectly suited for the modern corporate and leisure traveller. Classic, yet edgy design, blended with modern technology and supported by friendly, professional service, ensures an A List experience for each and every guest.

Novotel Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport, Brisbane Area
From AU$209 - 629
Novotel Brisbane Airport is ideally positioned as the only accommodation available within the Brisbane Airport precinct; the property is conveniently located in between the Gateway Arterial roads and adjacent to the DFO Shopping Centre.

Park Regis North Quay

Brisbane City, Brisbane Area
From AU$135 - 375
Park Regis North Quay is ideally positioned overlooking the Brisbane River with spectacular views over the city and across to South Bank. A short walk to the heart of Brisbane's business district and entertainment, shopping and dining options as well as Suncorp Stadium, Park Regis North Quay is the ultimate base for both corporate and leisure guests.
No Results Message
Displaying 1-10 of 86
Sort by:
Show:

Explore the Region

Note: Information on listed products and services are provided by the operator and were correct at the time of publishing. Rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available prices of products and services. Please visit the operator’s website for further information. All prices quoted are in Australian dollars (AUD).